Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Central 3 Drape

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This drape is worn by the Lodhi community. It is draped between the legs for greater mobility and can be worn formally as well.


  • Sari Length 6.5 meters / 7 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Sanjay Garg
  • Sari Detail Mae Lugda Tadap Pata, 100% cotton
  • Blouse Anavila
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at center front waist with inner end in front.
  2. Make about 6 pleats with outer end and tuck in at left waist.
  3. Bring lower edge of outer end between legs and tuck in at center back waist.
  4. Bring remainder of sari back between legs.
  5. Bring outer end anticlockwise, measure out waist length and tuck both ends in at center back waist.
  6. Bring pallu over right shoulder from back to front and tuck in edge at center back waist.
  7. Drape remaining pallu over the head

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